A simulation study on garment manufacturing process

Choong Yeun Liong, Nur Azreen Abdul Rahim

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Abstract

Garment industry is an important industry and continues to evolve in order to meet the consumers' high demands. Therefore, elements of innovation and improvement are important. In this work, research studies were conducted at a local company in order to model the sewing process of clothes manufacturing by using simulation modeling. Clothes manufacturing at the company involves 14 main processes, which are connecting the pattern, center sewing and side neating, pockets sewing, backside-sewing, attaching the front and back, sleeves preparation, attaching the sleeves and over lock, collar preparation, collar sewing, bottomedge sewing, buttonholing sewing, removing excess thread, marking button, and button cross sewing. Those fourteen processes are operated by six tailors only. The last four sets of processes are done by a single tailor. Data collection was conducted by on site observation and the probability distribution of processing time for each of the processes is determined by using @Risk's Bestfit. Then a simulation model is developed using Arena Software based on the data collected. Animated simulation model is developed in order to facilitate understanding and verifying that the model represents the actual system. With such model, what if analysis and different scenarios of operations can be experimented with virtually. The animation and improvement models will be presented in further work.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014, ISM 2014
Subtitle of host publicationEmpowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences
EditorsNor Aida Zuraimi Md Noar, Roslinazairimah Zakaria, Wan Nur Syahidah Wan Yusoff, Mohd Sham Mohamad, Mohd Rashid Ab Hamid
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
Pages460-466
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780735412811
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Event2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences, ISM 2014 - Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
Duration: 12 Aug 201414 Aug 2014

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1643
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

Other2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences, ISM 2014
CountryMalaysia
CityKuantan, Pahang
Period12/8/1414/8/14

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garments
sewing
manufacturing
simulation
buttons
sleeves
industries
animation
preparation
threads
marking
computer programs

Keywords

  • Arena Software
  • Clothes manufacturing
  • Simulation
  • Visualize

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Liong, C. Y., & Rahim, N. A. A. (2015). A simulation study on garment manufacturing process. In N. A. Z. M. Noar, R. Zakaria, W. N. S. W. Yusoff, M. S. Mohamad, & M. R. A. Hamid (Eds.), 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014, ISM 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences (pp. 460-466). (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1643). American Institute of Physics Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4907481

A simulation study on garment manufacturing process. / Liong, Choong Yeun; Rahim, Nur Azreen Abdul.

2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014, ISM 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences. ed. / Nor Aida Zuraimi Md Noar; Roslinazairimah Zakaria; Wan Nur Syahidah Wan Yusoff; Mohd Sham Mohamad; Mohd Rashid Ab Hamid. American Institute of Physics Inc., 2015. p. 460-466 (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1643).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Liong, CY & Rahim, NAA 2015, A simulation study on garment manufacturing process. in NAZM Noar, R Zakaria, WNSW Yusoff, MS Mohamad & MRA Hamid (eds), 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014, ISM 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences. AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1643, American Institute of Physics Inc., pp. 460-466, 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences, ISM 2014, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, 12/8/14. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4907481
Liong CY, Rahim NAA. A simulation study on garment manufacturing process. In Noar NAZM, Zakaria R, Yusoff WNSW, Mohamad MS, Hamid MRA, editors, 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014, ISM 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences. American Institute of Physics Inc. 2015. p. 460-466. (AIP Conference Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4907481
Liong, Choong Yeun ; Rahim, Nur Azreen Abdul. / A simulation study on garment manufacturing process. 2nd ISM International Statistical Conference 2014, ISM 2014: Empowering the Applications of Statistical and Mathematical Sciences. editor / Nor Aida Zuraimi Md Noar ; Roslinazairimah Zakaria ; Wan Nur Syahidah Wan Yusoff ; Mohd Sham Mohamad ; Mohd Rashid Ab Hamid. American Institute of Physics Inc., 2015. pp. 460-466 (AIP Conference Proceedings).
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